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Special Event: 2017 MLB baseball playoffs: World Series

The Houston Astros vs the LA Dodgers in a best-of-seven series.
posted by LobsterMitten on Oct 25, 2017 - 143 comments

Special Event: 2017 MLB baseball playoffs, American and National Leagues

The MLB playoffs are here! Schedule: MLB, ESPN
posted by goodnewsfortheinsane on Oct 6, 2017 - 55 comments

Brockmire: Rally Cap  Season 1, Ep 1

In 2000, Kansas City Royals radio announcer Jim Brockmire (Hank Azaria) had it all, until he found out his wife Lucy was being (very) unfaitful and an on-air, booze-fueled rant ended Brockmire’s career. He's been out of the public eye (and country) for 17 years until he gets brought back as an announcer for the minor league Morristown Frackers, owned by Jules (Amanda Peet).
posted by Mick on Apr 23, 2017 - 6 comments

Elementary: High Heat  Season 5, Ep 19

Holmes and Watson investigate the murder of a man Sherlock considered one of New York's worst private investigators. [more inside]
posted by CMcG on Apr 19, 2017 - 5 comments

Movie: Fences

An African-American father struggles with race relations in the United States while trying to raise his family in the 1950s and coming to terms with the events of his life.
posted by lauranesson on Dec 27, 2016 - 6 comments

Pitch: Don't Say It  Season 1, Ep 10

Ross warns the Padres that Ginny is dangerously close to her pitching limit. (Season finale) [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Dec 9, 2016 - 7 comments

Pitch: Scratched  Season 1, Ep 9

The news catches wind of rumors about Mike waiving his no-trade clause. Meanwhile, Evelyn and Will join forces for a business venture, but Amelia worries their plan relies on Ginny's fame. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Dec 2, 2016 - 5 comments

Pitch: Unstoppable Forces & Immovable Objects  Season 1, Ep 8

A rain delay at Petco Park leads the team to hold Kangaroo Court in the clubhouse to pass the time. Meanwhile, Mike considers trading to a new team; and an unexpected visit from Ginny's brother causes friction with Amelia. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Nov 18, 2016 - 8 comments

Pitch: San Francisco  Season 1, Ep 7

Tensions rise when Livian Duarte is set to catch against San Francisco, moving Mike to first base. Elsewhere, Amelia and Oscar team up to combat the latest scandal involving Ginny. Mike gets flashback duty. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Nov 11, 2016 - 7 comments

Pitch: Wear It  Season 1, Ep 6

Ginny feels the pressure after signing a huge deal with Nike, which leads to a wild night of rebellion. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Nov 4, 2016 - 1 comment

Pitch: Alfonzo Guzman-Chavez  Season 1, Ep 5

The Padres are on edge, as rumors of the team potentially trading Blip emerge. Meanwhile, Oscar tries to navigate working with the Padres' interim president; and Mike attempts to mend his relationship with Amelia. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Oct 28, 2016 - 4 comments

Special Event: 2016 MLB baseball playoffs: World Series

The Chicago Cubs face the Cleveland Indians, in a best-of-seven series to determine the 2016 MLB champ. [more inside]
posted by LobsterMitten on Oct 25, 2016 - 926 comments

Special Event: 2016 MLB baseball playoffs: National League Championship Series (NLCS)

The Los Angeles Dodgers face the Chicago Cubs, in a best-of-seven series to see who will go to the World Series.
posted by LobsterMitten on Oct 15, 2016 - 117 comments

Special Event: 2016 MLB baseball playoffs: American League Championship Series (ALCS)

The Toronto Blue Jays face the Cleveland Indians, in a best-of-seven series to determine who will go to the World Series.
posted by LobsterMitten on Oct 14, 2016 - 54 comments

Pitch: The Break  Season 1, Ep 4

Mike sustains an injury that threatens his spot in the MLB All-Star Game. Meanwhile, Ginny's mother comes for a visit, Blip's family vacation doesn't go as planned, and Oscar makes an offer for a star catcher from Cuba. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Oct 13, 2016 - 3 comments

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Take Me Out to the Holosuite  Rewatch   Season 7, Ep 4

It looked extremely rocky for the Deep Space nine that day: / The score stood oh to ten with just an inning left to play… [more inside]
posted by CheesesOfBrazil on Oct 13, 2016 - 18 comments

Pitch: Beanball  Season 1, Ep 3

The Padres play against the Cardinals, whose pitcher broke Tommy's finger during a fight. Meanwhile, Al asks an old friend to help save his job. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Oct 6, 2016 - 3 comments

Pitch: The Interim  Season 1, Ep 2

Ginny tries to fit in with the team despite the resurfacing of a sexist comment made by Al. Meanwhile, Mike copes with the end of his marriage and mortality of his career; and Blip may have lost his lucky shirt. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Sep 29, 2016 - 5 comments

Pitch: Pilot  Season 1, Ep 1

A young pitcher adjusts to life in the spotlight after making history as the first woman to play Major League Baseball. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Sep 22, 2016 - 25 comments

Steven Universe: Hit the Diamond  Season 3, Ep 5

The Crystal Gems play a game of baseball with the Homeworld Rubies.
posted by Small Dollar on Jun 2, 2016 - 32 comments

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Prisoner Re-Entry  Season 2, Ep 33

The UK unveils new surveillance laws. A hearing reveals that the honors to US veterans that often precede sporting events are frequently paid for by the Department of Defense. A certain Washington football team complains about its offensive trademark being cancelled by listing other companies with offensive names whose trademarks still stand. And Now: Everybody Wants To Be An Outsider. Main story: Prisoner re-entry, and the formidable societal and legal obstacles set up to harass prisoners reentering society. John Oliver interviews Bilal Chapman, a tomato grower subject to many of those problems. YouTube (19m) [more inside]
posted by JHarris on Nov 9, 2015 - 9 comments

Movie: Field of Dreams

An Iowa corn farmer, hearing voices, interprets them as a command to build a baseball diamond in his fields. He does, and the Chicago Black Sox come. [more inside]
posted by phunniemee on Aug 6, 2015 - 6 comments

Movie: 42

The story of Jackie Robinson, from his signing with the Brooklyn Dodgers organization in 1945 to his historic 1947 rookie season when he broke the color barrier in Major League Baseball. [more inside]
posted by phunniemee on Aug 6, 2015 - 2 comments

Movie: Bull Durham

A fan who has an affair with one minor-league baseball player each season meets an up-and-coming pitcher and the experienced catcher assigned to him. [more inside]
posted by phunniemee on Aug 4, 2015 - 10 comments

Movie: Major League

The new owner of the Cleveland Indians puts together a purposely horrible team so they'll lose and she can move the team. But when the plot is uncovered, they start winning just to spite her. [more inside]
posted by phunniemee on Aug 4, 2015 - 22 comments

Movie: A League of Their Own

Two sisters join the first female professional baseball league and struggle to help it succeed amidst their own growing rivalry. [more inside]
posted by phunniemee on Aug 4, 2015 - 9 comments

Movie: The Sandlot

A new kid in town is taken under the wing of a young baseball prodigy and his team. Together, they get themselves into many adventures involving rival teams, lifeguards, and a vicious dog. [more inside]
posted by phunniemee on Aug 4, 2015 - 17 comments

Movie: Moneyball

Based on a true story, Moneyball is a movie for anybody who has ever dreamed of taking on the system. Brad Pitt stars as Billy Beane, the general manager of the Oakland A's and the guy who assembles the team, who has an epiphany: all of baseball's conventional wisdom is wrong. Forced to reinvent his team on a tight budget, Beane will have to outsmart the richer clubs. [more inside]
posted by phunniemee on Aug 4, 2015 - 13 comments

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: If Wishes Were Horses  Season 1, Ep 16

The station's crew get some of their wishes granted.
posted by Solomon on Jun 14, 2015 - 11 comments

Podcast: Welcome to Night Vale: 66 - worms...

The worms have returned to Night Vale. Plus a new Book Club in town, spring Little League baseball tryouts, and an update on the search for two fugitives. [more inside]
posted by DevilsAdvocate on Apr 15, 2015 - 10 comments

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